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Hobart (Australia) Data Quality Assessment

Quality assessment of sea level data by the TOGA Sea Level Center/National Oceanographic Data Center Joint Archive for Sea Level

Station Hobart Latitude 42° 53.0' S
Country Australia Longitude 147° 20.0' E
JASL # 339A Time Meridian 150° E (GMT + 10 hr)
GLOSS # None TOGA # None
NODC # 34142701
Contributor: The National Tidal Facility, Flinders University of South Australia, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, 5001, South Australia, Australia
Originator: Same
Original Data: Unconfirmed
Instrument Type: Unconfirmed
Digitized Interval: Unconfirmed
Present Data: Hourly, daily, and monthly values obtained by:
Hourly: Unconfirmed
Daily: 119-point convolution filter (Bloomfield, 1976) centred on noon applied to the hourly data with respective periods of the 95, 50, and 5% amplitude points at 124.0, 60.2, and 40.2 hours
Monthly: Simple average of all daily values; calculated if 7 or fewer days are missing
Span of Data: 22 October 1987 - 31 December 1990
Gaps > 1 Month: None
Time Reference: GMT (hours 00-23)
Space-filler Flag: -9999
Units: Millimetres
Missing Data Flag: 99999
Reference Level: The sea level heights are referred to the zero point assigned to the tide staff. Bench mark information is available upon request from the contributors.
Comment: The daily and monthly means do not reveal any obvious reference level shifts. The data appear to be of high quality with good timing.
Special Note from the Data Contributors: Supply of sea level data subject to the following conditions:
1) When any data supplied by the National Tidal Facility is used in any publication or report, the origin of such data shall be acknowledged in that publication or report in the following approved form:
"Tidal {predictions) for {port} {are} supplied
Tidal {constants} for {station} {is} supplied
Tidal {material} for {...} {is} supplied
by the National Tidal Facility, The Flinders University of South Australia, Copyright reserved."
2) All material is supplied in good faith and is believed to be correct. It is supplied on the condition that no warranty is given in relation thereto, that no responsibility or liability for errors or omissions is, or will be, accepted and that the recipient will hold the Flinders University of South Australia and the National Tidal Facility free from all such responsibility or liability and from all loss or damage incurred as a consequence of any error or omission.
3) The acceptance of material and computations from the National Tidal Facility of the Flinders University of South Australia will be deemed to include acceptance of the conditions of supply.